Speed Date Tasting with Australia’s First Families of Wine


Get up close and personal with Australian multi-generational winemaking families at this revolutionary tasting series featuring Henschke, Tyrrell’s, d’Arenberg, McWilliam’s, Yalumba, DeBortoli, Howard Park, Tahbilk, Brown Brothers, Jim Barry, Taylors and Campbells wines.

Twelve iconic Australian families from 12 iconic regions with over 1200 years of winegrowing and making experience came together in 2009 with the intention of celebrating and promoting the unique heritage of Australia’s premium wines.

With this rich history and heritage, these families represent the best that Australian wine has to offer. From the stories that have shaped them, to the land that sprouts their vines, through to the liquid in your glass, Australia’s First Families Of Wine represent the heart and soul of Australian wine.

This is a unique and fun-filled tasting experience, you will spend an afternoon meeting and ‘speed-dating’ each member of AFFW.  Taste through our wines, hear our stories and get an intimate understanding of what makes the First Families so special.

Seats are limited so come and join us for this wine event like no other. Explore over 40 wines and enjoy interactive games, great food and prizes.

Brisbane – Sunday 17 April
Sofitel Brisbane, 1pm –5pm $100 per person.

Melbourne – Sunday 15 May
Royce Hotel, 1pm–5pm $100 per person

Sydney – Sunday 19 June
Shangri-La Hotel, 1pm–5pm $100 per person

Book tickets here